Midterm Exams 2

July 22, 2017 | Author: leiben173938 | Category: United States Government, United States Congress, Habeas Corpus, Constitution, Judiciaries
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CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I, SAT 6-9 PM CLASS

MIDTERM EXAMINATION KEEP YOUR ANSWERS SHORT, SIMPLY AND DIRECT TO THE POINT. QUALIFYING QUESTIONS. Important reminder: Any wrong answer to the questions below will automatically mean a grade of 65 percent in the examination. 1. What are the requisites for the exercise by the Supreme Court of the power of judicial review?

2.

Who are citizens of the Philippines under the 1987 Constitution?

3.

What are the six categories of officials subject to the appointing power of the President?

4.

What are the grounds for impeachment?

5.

What is judicial power as defined under the 1987 Constitution?

6.

How may amendments to the 1987 Constitution be proposed?

NON-QUALIFYING QUESTIONS. (2.5 points credit for each question) 1.

What is political law?

2.

What is a state?

3.

What is a constitution?

4.

Explain in brief the principle of separation of powers.

5.

What is the power of judicial review?

6.

What is executive power?

7.

What is the doctrine of constitutional supremacy?

8.

What comprises the national territory of the Philippines?

9.

What is the basic power of the Senate and House Electoral Tribunals?

10.

What are the limitations on the power of Congress to conduct inquiries?

11.

What are the procedural limitations in the power of Congress to pass bills under Section 26, Article VI of the Constitution?

12.

Briefly explain the so-called parliamentary privilege of members of Congress.

13.

What are the powers of the Senate and House Representatives with respect to its own members?

14.

What is the difference between the power of the President over executive departments and his power over local governments?

15.

When may the President suspend the writ of habeas corpus or place the Philippines or any part thereof under martial law?

16.

What is the power of the Supreme Court with respect to the President’s suspension of the privilege of habeas corpus or declaration of martial law?

17.

What is required for a treaty to be valid and effective?

18.

Explain in brief the emergency power of the President.

19.

What is the power of the President with respect to appropriations, revenue or tariff bills?

20.

Who are the impeachment?

21.

In whom is judicial power vested?

22.

Give the scope of the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.

23.

Briefly explain the rule-making power of the Supreme Court.

24.

What are the constitutional commissions?

25.

What is embraced by the civil service?

26.

When is the state considered to have consented to be sued?

27.

When are public officers liable for damages for his acts while in office?

28.

When is a taxpayer considered to have a standing to sue and ask the the courts to exercise their power of judicial review.

29.

When may the Supreme Court, in the exercise of its power of judicial review, disregard the personality or standing of a petitioner in a suit?

30.

Briefly explain how the principle expressed in the 1987 Constitution.

31.

What are political questions?

32.

Can the Supreme Court rule on political questions? Briefly explain.

33.

How may the process of impeachment be initiated?

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34.

State the prohibition on appointment of losing election candidates.

35.-39. Give five (5) ways by which Congress can “check” the exercise of power by the President? Briefly explain each. 40.-42. Give three (3) ways by which Congress can “check” the exercise of power by the Supreme Court. Briefly explain each. 43. Give one (1) way by which the President can “check” the exercise of power by Congress. Briefly explain. 44. Give one (1) way by which the President can “check” the exercise of power by the Supreme Court. Briefly explain. 45. Give one (1) way by which the Supreme Court can “check” the exercise of power by the President and Congress. Briefly explain.

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